Rocky hummed as he gently ran his paw through the soft waves of the ocean as they passed by. In his lap, a small tablet of stone rested peacefully. Three pawmarks laid in it, each unique to the Pokémon who had made the marks in the small tablet. Rocky's paw gently laid over the smallest, though now his paw was far too big to fit into the mark. The faint memory of back when he had been hatched came back, but the memory was short-lived as he yawned loudly. Over the horizon, he could see the sun finally beginning to set.
"What a nice day it's been so far," he whispered to himself, moving the tablet to the ground as he slowly stood and stretched. He remained stretched for a short while, before finally returning to his standing position. "But now it's time to return home. Not long until I finally get to go off on my journey."
He grinned to himself before bending over and picking up the tablet. He glanced at the prints in it once more before he began to walk back home. As the sun set ov